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The Blessing of Community: Year 12 Farewell Dinner

On Friday 19 October, we had our Year 12 Farewell Dinner. The dinner was to celebrate the achievements and growth of our Year 12 students with their parents and family as their time at Rehoboth comes to an end. This event was held at the Gosnells Golf Club, and there were a number of highlights during the night, most notably:

The relaxed camaraderie between the students and teachers throughout the evening. Miss Webster’s devotion regarding…
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Year 12 Human Biology Students Visit Perth Zoo

In Year 12, Human Biology students are required to have an in depth understanding of the theory of evolution in relation to primates and humans. At school, they have explored the different areas of evidence and cross examined each aspect in order to equip them to be successful in their exams, but also to have a sound understanding of the different perspectives on this topic, both naturalist and creationist.

With that in mind, we set…

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Year 12 Geography Explore East Perth

Undaunted by the weather forecast of 100% chance of rain, the Year 12 Geography students ventured out for a walking tour of the East Perth Redevelopment Area on Friday 3 August. This forms part of their Planning Sustainable Cities unit, where they study the challenges and processes for planning a metropolitan centre like Perth.

Taking the opportunity of the dry spell before the storm, we walked along the foreshore as far as the

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National Bronze for Gymnast Josiah

Congratulations to Josiah Hunter (Year 12)!

Josiah has trained competitively in gymnastics for over 12 years. He currently trains 15 hours a week with Forefront Gymnastics at Jandakot. His coach, Darren Hicks, has been coaching him for over 7 years. This year he was chosen alongside 6 other athletes to represent WA at the National Championships in Melbourne from 21-25 May, after competing successfully at the State Championships in April. He competed with other Level…

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Shimmering Elegance at the 2018 Senior School Ball

On the last Thursday of the Term 1 holidays our Senior students and staff met at Frasers in Kings Park for the annual Teen Challenge Ball.

We all arrived to find the venue beautifully set up to the theme of “Starry Night”. Many thanks to Mrs Laugharne and her trusty team of staff.

The stage was set: The ladies looked shimmeringly elegant and the gentlemen scrubbed up quite nicely indeed.

Our MC, Mr Taylor, got…

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3 Study Hacks for Senior Students

I would like to introduce 3 study hacks to help our students prepare for the challenges of Term 2.

Term 2 will build up in workload and assessments for most students. It is the Term where exams will happen, and most assessments will build up to finish the first semester.

The earlier we know the landscape of Term 2, the more prepared we become in dealing with challenges.

What are study hacks? They are non-standard…

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What Goals are Important for Senior School?

Continuing our conversation from the last article, now that we know what requirements there are for achieving the WACE, what other goals are important for Senior School?

To answer that question will depend on the conversations you have with your child. Some questions to consider are:

What does the end of the year look like to you as parents and students, apart from achieving WACE? Do you want to finish with a…
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From Study Retreat to Student Retreat

On Thursday to Saturday, 8-10 February, five teachers and sixty-five students went on a retreat at the Swan Valley Adventure Centre. The focus of the retreat was to help students develop skills that would support their academic journey at Rehoboth. Deeper skills, disciplines, or habits of developing a personal mission statement, communication, looking after oneself, knowing God, and conflict resolution – to name a few – were discussed at the camp. This is why we have changed the name from a “Study Retreat”…

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2017 Senior School Ball

Glamour, glitz and glorious gowns: the Year 11/12 girls of Rehoboth rapidly got ready for the night of nights. In trim, taut and terrific tuxedos, the boys gathered the vital element for the ball, the corsage, and vigorously went to pick up their dates. April 21 was the night of nights – the 2017 Rehoboth Christian College Teen Challenge Ball.

Excited teachers waited patiently at the top of the stairs, greeting students with beaming smiles. To…

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Balancing Learning and Life in Year 11-12

Last Thursday, 2 March, sixty Year 11 and 12 students participated in a two-day study retreat at the Serpentine Baptist Campsite in Jarrahdale. The purpose of the camp was twofold – to learn useful study skills to assist students in their academic journey at Rehoboth Christian College, and to place their academic life in a balanced perspective within the context of their relationship with God.

The students started with three study skills sessions led by…

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Addressing the Issues: A Message from a Year 12 Student

Last week, Josiah Kappert, one of our leaving Year 12 students, delivered an address on the final day in a farewell assembly to our Year 7-11 students. I thought that readers might be interested in what he had to say, and I have included most of his address below. For all those who have come to know Josiah over his time at Rehoboth, he is a remarkable young man.

Mr Stirling

Now I come, on…

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“You Have the Power to Change Stuff” – Daniel Flynn and Thankyou

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